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Material Planner – Kitchener

Full Time + Kitchener, ON

About Dare Foods Limited

Dare Foods Limited is a private, family-owned business that continues to build a legacy rich in innovative, high-quality products that meet the changing needs of our consumers. “Made Better” is at the heart of everything we do at Dare and comes to life through our portfolio of consumer-loved brands including Bear Paws, Breton, REALFRUIT, Boulangerie Grissol, and Whippet (to name just a few). Our head office was relocated in 2018 from Kitchener to Cambridge and is a modern work environment connected to our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.

Material Planner - Kitchener, ON

We are offering a fast paced, career elevating opportunity baking facility in Kitchener, Ontario. The expectation for every employee of this unique and flexible facility is to work cooperatively as part of the team to produce safe, high quality food products, efficiently and effectively.

As a member of the Production Planning Team, you will be responsible for the tactical execution of ordering and maintaining inventory replenishment of a multi-line SQF facility. You are comfortable working in a fast paced and dynamic environment. You can react to forecasts, seasonality and schedule changes by adjusting inventory patterns and will apply effective analytical skills and root cause analysis. Your skills will be complemented by your ability to collaborate with other departments and build a strong internal network of customers and suppliers.

As part of the Production Planning Team , you will be responsible for all aspects of inventory control within the production facility, including:

  • Ordering and monitoring optimized levels of raw and operating materials
  • Develop, implement and support receiving, inventory, material handling and shipping processes
  • Establish and implement continuous improvement goals
  • Assure manufacturing lead-time controls are in place, adjust for accuracy and reliability
  • Coach and train hourly employees through inventory management and material handling best practices
  • Support special projects as required

We offer career elevating opportunities and a competitive salary and benefits package. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please apply in writing by February 13, 2022 quoting the appropriate position title "Material Planner" to hrresumes@darefoods.com (.txt, .doc or .pdf formats)

Thank you for your interest in Dare Foods Ltd. and the opportunity to review your resume, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No follow up inquiries or agencies at this time please.

Dare Foods Limited is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. Dare Foods Ltd. will provide accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.